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The industrial might of the United States finally allowed some breathing room for the Allies as air power was brought to bear in greater numbers than before.

There are a total of [ 67 ] WW2 Aircraft of 1942 entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.




1
Picture of the Airspeed Horsa
National Flag Graphic
1942
Airspeed Horsa
Towed Glider Transport
2
Picture of the Avia B.135
National Flag Graphic
1942
Avia B.135
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
3
Picture of the Avro Lancaster
National Flag Graphic
1942
Avro Lancaster
Four-Engined Heavy Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
4
Picture of the Beech AT-10 Wichita
National Flag Graphic
1942
Beech AT-10 Wichita
Twin-Engine Military Trainer Aircraft
5
Picture of the Berezniak-Isayev BI
National Flag Graphic
1942
Berezniak-Isayev BI
Rocket-Powered Interceptor / Fighter Prototype Aircraft
6
Picture of the Blackburn B.44
National Flag Graphic
1942
Blackburn B.44
Floatplane Fighter Prototype
7
Picture of the Blohm and Voss Bv P.170
National Flag Graphic
1942
Blohm and Voss Bv P.170
Three-Engine Bomber Proposal
8
Picture of the Boeing XAT-15 (Crewmaker)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Boeing XAT-15 (Crewmaker)
Bomber-Crew Trainer Aircraft
9
Picture of the CAC Boomerang
National Flag Graphic
1942
CAC Boomerang
Single-Seat. Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
10
Picture of the Consolidated XB-41 Liberator
National Flag Graphic
1942
Consolidated XB-41 Liberator
Bomber Escort Prototype Aircraft
11
Picture of the Curtiss SO3C Seamew
National Flag Graphic
1942
Curtiss SO3C Seamew
Reconnaissance / Observation Floatplane
12
Picture of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
National Flag Graphic
1942
de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
Multirole Heavy Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
13
Picture of the de Havilland Jet Mosquito
National Flag Graphic
1942
de Havilland Jet Mosquito
Jet-Powered Fighter-Bomber Aircraft Project
14
Picture of the de Havilland Super Mosquito
National Flag Graphic
1942
de Havilland Super Mosquito
High-Speed Medium Bomber / Fighter-Bomber Proposal
15
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
16
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
17
Picture of the Douglas P-70 Nighthawk
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas P-70 Nighthawk
Night-Fighter Aircraft Conversion
18
Picture of the EKW C-36
National Flag Graphic
1942
EKW C-36
Close-Air Support (CAS) / Ground-Attack Aircraft
19
Picture of the Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri (Hummingbird)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Flettner Fl 282 Kolibri (Hummingbird)
Single-Seat Scout Helicopter
20
Picture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 191
National Flag Graphic
1942
Focke-Wulf Fw 191
Medium Bomber Aircraft
21
Picture of the General Aircraft Hamilcar
National Flag Graphic
1942
General Aircraft Hamilcar
Towed Heavy-class Combat Glider
22
Picture of the Grumman TBF Avenger
National Flag Graphic
1942
Grumman TBF Avenger
Carrier-Borne Torpedo Bomber Aircraft
23
Picture of the Hawker P.1005
National Flag Graphic
1942
Hawker P.1005
Twin-Engine, Three-Seat High-Speed Light Bomber / Heavy Fighter
24
Picture of the Heinkel He 111Z (Zwilling)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Heinkel He 111Z (Zwilling)
Utility Transport Aircraft
25
Picture of the Heinkel He 177 Greif (Griffin)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Heinkel He 177 Greif (Griffin)
Four-Engine Heavy Bomber Aircraft
26
Picture of the Henschel Hs 129
National Flag Graphic
1942
Henschel Hs 129
Close-Support / Anti-Tank Ground Attack Aircraft
27
Picture of the Interstate Aircraft TDR
National Flag Graphic
1942
Interstate Aircraft TDR
Unmanned Assault Drone
28
Picture of the Junkers Ju 290
National Flag Graphic
1942
Junkers Ju 290
Transport / Heavy Bomber / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
29
Picture of the Kaiser-Fleetwings XA-39
National Flag Graphic
1942
Kaiser-Fleetwings XA-39
Ground Attack Aircraft Proposal
30
Picture of the Kawanishi H8K (Emily)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Kawanishi H8K (Emily)
Reconnaissance / Bomber Flying Boat Aircraft
31
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (Nick)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu (Nick)
Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter Aircraft
32
Picture of the Kawasaki Ki-78 (KEN III)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Kawasaki Ki-78 (KEN III)
High-Speed Single-Seat, Single-Engine Research Aircraft
33
Picture of the Kyushu K11W Shiragiku (White Chrysanthemum)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Kyushu K11W Shiragiku (White Chrysanthemum)
Advanced Bomber Crew Trainer / Transport / ASW Aircraft
34
Picture of the Lavochkin La-5
National Flag Graphic
1942
Lavochkin La-5
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Monoplane Fighter Aircraft
35
Picture of the Lockheed L-133 Starjet
National Flag Graphic
1942
Lockheed L-133 Starjet
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Fighter Proposal
36
Picture of the Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
National Flag Graphic
1942
Lockheed Ventura / Harpoon
Patrol / Light Bomber Bomber Aircraft
37
Picture of the Lockheed XP-49
National Flag Graphic
1942
Lockheed XP-49
High-Altitude Fighter Prototype
38
Picture of the Martin XB-33 Super Marauder (Model 189)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Martin XB-33 Super Marauder (Model 189)
Proposed High-Altitude Medium / Heavy Bomber
39
Picture of the Martin-Baker MB.3
National Flag Graphic
1942
Martin-Baker MB.3
Fighter Prototype
40
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 264 (Amerika Bomber)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Messerschmitt Me 264 (Amerika Bomber)
Long-Range Bomber / Reconnaissance / Maritime Patrol Aircraft Project
41
Picture of the Messerschmitt Me 309
National Flag Graphic
1942
Messerschmitt Me 309
Fighter Prototype Aircraft
42
Picture of the Messerschmitt Zerstorer Projekt II
National Flag Graphic
1942
Messerschmitt Zerstorer Projekt II
Bomber Destroyer / Interceptor Concept
43
Picture of the Mitsubishi J2M Raiden (Jack)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Mitsubishi J2M Raiden (Jack)
Interceptor
44
Picture of the Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Nakajima A6M2-N (Rufe)
Fighter-Bomber / Interceptor Floatplane Aircraft
45
Picture of the Nakajima AT27
National Flag Graphic
1942
Nakajima AT27
Single-Seat, Twin-Engine Fighter Concept
46
Picture of the Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Nakajima J1N1 Gekko (Irving)
Reconnaissance Aircraft / Night-Fighter / Heavy Fighter
47
Picture of the Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (Oscar)
Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
48
Picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
National Flag Graphic
1942
North American P-51 Mustang
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
49
Picture of the North American XB-28 (Dragon)
National Flag Graphic
1942
North American XB-28 (Dragon)
High-Altitude, Medium Fast Bomber Prototype
50
Picture of the Northrop N-9M
National Flag Graphic
1942
Northrop N-9M
Flying Wing Prototype Aircraft
51
Picture of the Piaggio P.108
National Flag Graphic
1942
Piaggio P.108
Four-Engine Heavy Bomber
52
Picture of the Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete (Ram)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete (Ram)
Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
53
Picture of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
National Flag Graphic
1942
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
54
Picture of the Saab 17
National Flag Graphic
1942
Saab 17
Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
55
Picture of the Siebel Si-204
National Flag Graphic
1942
Siebel Si-204
Light Transport / Trainer Aircraft
56
Picture of the Sikorsky R-4
National Flag Graphic
1942
Sikorsky R-4
Utility Helicopter
57
Picture of the Stinson L-5 Sentinel
National Flag Graphic
1942
Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Military Aircraft
58
Picture of the Supermarine Sea Otter
National Flag Graphic
1942
Supermarine Sea Otter
Amphibious Maritime Patrol Floatplane Aircraft
59
Picture of the Supermarine Seafire
National Flag Graphic
1942
Supermarine Seafire
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
60
Picture of the Tachikawa Ki-77
National Flag Graphic
1942
Tachikawa Ki-77
Long-Range Aircraft Prototype
61
Picture of the Tupolev Tu-2 (Bat)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Tupolev Tu-2 (Bat)
Twin-Engine Fast Bomber / Multirole Aircraft
62
Picture of the Vickers Type 432
National Flag Graphic
1942
Vickers Type 432
High-Altitude Heavy Fighter Prototype
63
Picture of the Vought F4U Corsair
National Flag Graphic
1942
Vought F4U Corsair
Carrier-Based Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Night Fighter
64
Picture of the Vought V-173 (Flying Pancake)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Vought V-173 (Flying Pancake)
Experimental Fighter Aircraft
65
Picture of the WACO Hadrian (CG-4)
National Flag Graphic
1942
WACO Hadrian (CG-4)
Towed Military Transport Glider
66
Picture of the Yakovlev Yak-7
National Flag Graphic
1942
Yakovlev Yak-7
Single-Seat Fighter / Advanced Two-Seat Trainer Aircraft
67
Picture of the Yokosuka D4Y Suisei (Judy)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Yokosuka D4Y Suisei (Judy)
Carrier-Borne Dive Bomber Aircraft
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